Windsor Parents demand more info, action on lead in water at local schools

By |2017-12-07T16:01:30+00:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Health|Tags: , , |

Concerned parents are asking why more information isn’t being shared and action taken at local schools where elevated lead levels continue to be found in the drinking water. A number of schools in Windsor and Essex County are showing levels of lead in water fountains that exceed federal and provincial health guidelines, and that has some [...]

Water Quality: Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world

By |2017-09-11T14:00:04+00:00September 11th, 2017|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , |

The average number of fibres found in each 500ml sample ranged from 4.8 in the US to 1.9 in Europe. Microplastic contamination has been found in tap water in countries around the world, leading to calls from scientists for urgent research on the implications for health.   Scores of tap water quality samples from more than [...]

Super Majority Worry About Clean Drinking Water

By |2017-07-06T18:45:58+00:00July 6th, 2017|Categories: Health|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Americans want to drink clean water even more than they want to breathe clean air. A new public survey and study was conducted in May by Nestlé Waters North America on 4,756 American adults across the lower 48 states. The ‘Perspectives on America’s Water’ Study, released yesterday at the annual Aspen Ideas Festivalon innovative solutions in Colorado, asked the [...]

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